The standoff between Benfica and Chelsea (Site notre blog d’information) Club against Argentinian world champion Enzo Fernández has come to an end. With the end of the transfer window, the midfielder joined the Blues for a new record in England.
A deal was struck minutes before the deadline. Benfica issued a press release later that night, which also confirmed the record sum of €121m, which means a new English transfer record.
The midfielder signed a contract with the Blues until 2031.
Previously, Romelu Lukaku was the most expensive transfer in English (Site notre bureau spécialisé) history at €113m.